Herdwick Fold

A self catering cottage in Keswick the Lake District converted from a bank-barn sleeping 4 people.

Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1

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  • Master Bedroom with king-sized bed
    Master Bedroom with king-sized bed
  • Twin Bedroom
    Twin Bedroom
  • Living area
    Living area
  • Dining table
    Dining table
  • Kitchen area
    Kitchen area
  • Bath/Shower room
    Bath/Shower room


Herdwick Fold was converted from a grade II listed barn adjoining our 17th century farmhouse and sleeps up to four people (and from 2019 up to two small/medium sized and well behaved dogs; see below).

Kitchen / Living room
Open plan living/dining room, including fitted kitchen area including microwave and dishwasher.

Upstairs Master bedroom with a king-sized bed, plus a Twin bedroom.

Upstairs bathroom with shower.

Currently all our cottages are pet-free, but from 2019 we will welcome dogs in Herdwick Fold and Swaledale Garth.  Please ensure you will be able to comply with our terms if you’d like to bring dogs.

Access Statement
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All cottages have:

  • Free Wifi connection.
  • Full central heating.
  • TV, Blu-Ray DVD player and Ruark DAB radio / Bluetooth speaker.
  • Cots and highchairs are available by prior arrangement.
  • Well equipped kitchens with just about everything you could possibly need.
  • Ample car parking right outside the cottages.
  • Spectacular views, simply look out of any window and you get a postcard view.


  • There are shared (free) laundry facilities and a payphone
  • One acre paddock with picnic benches, swings and barbecues.
  • We collect and purify (without the use of chemicals) our own private water supply.
  • Fresh eggs available to buy, some of which are enormous! And very delicious.
  • Warm and friendly hosts, on-site to help answer any queries.
  • Tesco and Sainsbury will deliver to Fornside Farm if you are set up to use their delivery service.
  • Booths supermarket in Keswick is well worth a visit if you enjoy treating yourself to good food whilst on holiday – if you don’t know it already, think ‘upmarket Waitrose’.
  • We are an Ambassador for the acclaimed Theatre by the Lake; through us you can buy discounted tickets.


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Prices Include

All prices are fully inclusive of:

  • All electricity and heating costs.
  • Bedlinen, towels, tea towels, dishcloths.
  • Use of shared washing machine and tumble dryer.
  • Cots and highchairs are available if required, please book in advance.
  • Wifi connection in every cottage.

Short Breaks

Short breaks are available at anytime between November to March and at short notice in the summer.  If the dates don’t pop up as bookable, drop us an email or call and we can discuss your requirements.


All ages welcome.

From 2019, we will allow up to two small-medium-sized, well-behaved, dogs in Herdwick Fold and Swaledale Garth only.  Should you wish to bring a well-behaved dog or two, please check that you are happy to comply with our conditions.

Strictly no smoking.

Check-in / Check-out Times
Earliest check-in is 4pm. Latest check-in is 11pm. We kindly ask that you check-out by 10am.

25% deposit. Balance due 6 weeks before your stay.

Accepted Payment Methods
Cheque, Visa, Mastercard.

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